Christopher Robert "Chris" Evans (born June 13, 1981) is an American actor. Evans is best known for his superhero roles as Johnny Storm / Human Torch in Fantastic Four (2005) and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), and Steve Rogers / Captain America in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Marvel's The Avengers (2012). He will reprise his role as Captain America in the upcoming films Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). Evans began his career on the television series Opposite Sex (2000) and later moved to film, appearing in Not Another Teen Movie (2001), Fierce People (2005), Sunshine (2007), Push (2009), The Losers (2010), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), and What's Your Number? (2011).